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John Lennon

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B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

Beatles, The

Beatles, The   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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...The , a popular music group from Liverpool consisting of George Harrison ( 1943–  ), John Lennon ( 1940–80 ), Paul McCartney ( 1942–  ), and Ringo Starr ( 1940–  ), which enjoyed enormous international acclaim from 1963 until it disbanded in 1970 . Lennon and McCartney composed most of the group's repertoire, showing increasingly innovative melodic and lyrical abilities as their careers progressed. In 1965 each of the members was awarded the MBE. Their work took on a markedly experimental character in the Revolver album of 1966 . ...

Kennedy, Adrienne

Kennedy, Adrienne (1931– )   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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...the most notable of her many subsequent plays are Evening with Dead Essex ( 1973 ), A Movie Star Has to Star in Black and White ( 1976 ), She Talks to Beethoven ( 1988 ), and The Deadly Triplets ( 1990 ). Her other works include The Lennon Play: In His Own Write ( 1967 ), a dramatic adaptation of John Lennon's writings, and Sun: A Poem for Malcolm X Inspired By his Murder ( 1968 ). An autobiography, People Who Led to My Plays ( 1987 ), maintains the surreal quality which underlies much of her...

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